BREAKING: Syria Christians, Aid Workers Ask Prayers After Deadly Chemical Attack

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos



DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers and local believers in Syria have urged prayers and assistance after President Bashar Assad's forces were accused of launching a chemical weapons attack killing at least 70 people and injuring many more.

Pope Says Syrian Christian Woman Killed For Faith In Christ

By BosNewsLife News Center
refugeespopeVATICAN CITY/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis has called a Christian Syrian woman "a martyr" after hearing she was killed by Islamic militants for refusing to deny her faith in Jesus Christ. The leader of the world's one billion Catholics told the faithful in St. Peter's Square that he spoke with the young woman's widow during his visit Saturday, April 16, to the Greek island of Lesbos where he also visited refugees held in an overcrowded detention center.

NEWS ALERT: Priest Missing In Syria As Islamic State Frees Christians


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Syrian Christians fear that a prominent priest has become the latest victim of ongoing kidnappings by Islamic militants, though dozens of believers were reportedly released by the Islamic State group on Christmas Day.

Islamic State Frees Dozens Of Christian Hostages, But Many Remain Detained



By BosNewsLife Middle East Service
ISIS-executes-Assyrian-Christian-hostages-screenshot-Twitter-640x480DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)— Fighters of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group have released another 37 Assyrian Christians who had been kidnapped nine months ago, but hundreds of other Christian hostages remain detained, Christians confirmed Friday, November 20.

NEW EUROPE: Christians Among Record Numbers Of Refugees Fleeing To Europe As Cold Sets In


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewslife reporting from Dobova, Slovenia

FullSizeRender (5)DOBOVA, SLOVENIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians are among record numbers of refugees rushing to Europe despite questions whether the European Union’s pledged assistance can come quickly enough to make a difference as winter sets in. Slovenia’s Prime Minister Miro Cerar has even warned that if some immediate and concrete actions on the ground is not delivered within the next few days and weeks the European Union and Europe as a whole will start falling apart.

Hungary Concerned About Lebanon Christians


By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

szijjarto-peter-121109BEIRUT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's foreign minister has urged the international community to support Lebanon's stability and protect Christians in the region amid concerns about rising sectarian tensions.